Monthly Archives: August 2016

Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces ‘reach ceasefire deal’ – Aljazeera.com

August 31, 2016
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Aljazeera.com Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces ‘reach ceasefire deal’Aljazeera.comUS officials said Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Kurdish forces had agreed to a temporary pause in fighting in northern Syria, as Turkey insisted it planned to continue military operations in the region until all threats to its security were removed.The Latest: Turkey Slams US Criticism of Syria…

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Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targets – CNN

August 31, 2016
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CNN Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targetsCNNGaziantep, Turkey (CNN) Turkish warplanes extended the country’s cross-border military operations on Monday, slamming ISIS strongholds in Syria and pounding Kurdish militants in Iraq, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Three rockets fired fromĀ …Syria war: US welcomes pause in Turkish-Kurdish clashesBBC NewsTurkish tank hit near Syria’s Jarablus, three soldiers wounded: militaryReuters3…

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ERDOGAN’S WATERLOO: TURKEY INVADES AND OCCUPIES SYRIA – Huffington Post

August 30, 2016
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Washington Post ERDOGAN’S WATERLOO: TURKEY INVADES AND OCCUPIES SYRIAHuffington PostVice President Joe Biden went to Ankara last week on a mission to repair U.S.-Turkey relations. Upon arrival, Biden learned that Turkish Special Forces, tanks, and fighters with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) were invading Syria, targeting Jarablus near …As its proxies advance in Syria, Turkey…

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Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught US Off Guard – Wall Street Journal

August 30, 2016
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Wall Street Journal Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught US Off GuardWall Street JournalWhen Turkish ground forces delivered a lightning strike on Islamic State fighters in Syria last week, the Pentagon hailed what it described as close U.S.-Turkish coordination. But behind the scenes, cooperation between the North Atlantic Treaty …Turkish forces deepen push…

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Keeping Turkey in the US Orbit – Wall Street Journal

August 29, 2016
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Wall Street Journal Keeping Turkey in the US OrbitWall Street JournalAnkara. Turkey is living through a 24/7 state of emergency. The latest alarm came Thursday with an assassination attempt on the leader of the secular opposition. Kemal Kilicdaroglu was traveling the country’s northeast when his convoy came under fire.Fighting escalates on Turkey-Syria border, endangering US…

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Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitor says 35 villagers killed – Reuters

August 29, 2016
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Reuters Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitor says 35 villagers killedReutersTurkish warplanes roared into northern Syria at daybreak and artillery pounded what security sources said were sites held by the Kurdish YPG militia, after the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported fierce overnight fighting around two villages.Turkish-backed rebels expel Kurdish-led forces from northern Syrian…

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